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People

Total Population 1,558
Male Share of the Population 46.1%
Female Share of the Population 53.9%
Senior Citizens 32.3%
Employed Population 16+ 670
Age of the Population 55

Families

% of people married 56.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 39.1%
Median Earnings25+ $26,154
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $14,444
Median Earnings With High School Degree $16,058

Wealth

Median Family Income $58,162
% Above Poverty Level 87.3%
% Below Poverty Level 12.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 8.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 36.2%
Median Gross Rent $599
Median House Value $196,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.4%
US/American 0%
English 17.1%
Irish 15.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2014, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Elk Rapids Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 125 miles NW of Saginaw, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 178 miles NE of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Antrim
Standard Zip Codes 49629
Phone Area Codes 231
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.895
Longitude -85.416

Elk Rapids Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station OLD MISSION 3 SSW
Distance 5.1 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 27 F
Apr Temp 30 to 51 F
Jul Temp 55 to 79 F
Oct Temp 37 to 57 F
Annual Precip 27.5 inches
Station TRAVERSE CITY AP
Distance 13.9 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 27 F
Apr Temp 32 to 53 F
Jul Temp 58 to 81 F
Oct Temp 40 to 58 F
Annual Precip 33.4 inches
Station KALKASKA
Distance 16.6 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 24 F
Apr Temp 29 to 51 F
Jul Temp 54 to 78 F
Oct Temp 36 to 55 F
Annual Precip 31.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bellaire 943 $55,893
Central Lake 1,063 $49,821
Kalkaska 2,176 $42,026
Mancelona 1,661 $38,239
Suttons Bay 569 $81,875
Traverse City 15,006 $68,937

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2014, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Elk Rapids Public Libraries

Library
Elk Rapids District Library
300 ISLE OF PINES
Elk Rapids, Michigan
(231) 264-9979
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Elk Rapids High Schools

ELK RAPIDS HIGH SCHOOL
308 MEGUZEE POINT ROAD
231-264-8108
Serves 513 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 20.4

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